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Gender: Female Meaning of Kalama: "flaming torch" Origin of Kalama: Hawaiian

The name Kalama is a girl's name of Hawaiian origin meaning "flaming torch". Kalama and is often added to lists like Hawaiian Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Kalama is an exotic-yet-accessible Hawaiian name you may want to consider. With President Obama putting the spotlight on Hawaii and Hawaiian names such as that of his daughter Malia, a choice such as Kalama -- unusual, rhythmic, yet easy-to-apprehend -- seems more possible for the world at large.

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Famous People Named Kalama

Kalama Hakaleleponi Kapakuhaili, queen consort of Hawaiian King Kamehameha III

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